Suffering in the Shadows: the impact of drug-related incarceration on family members
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022
This side-event included opening remarks by the Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Mexico to the International Organizations in Vienna, which was followed by presentations on the lived experiences of family members of people in prison and proposals for alternative approaches.
Gender, Drugs, and Criminal Justice: Navigating Human Rights Challenges
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2021
Join the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) and Penal Reform International (PRI) for a side event organized at the margins of the 30th United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice intersessional meeting
Voices from the Frontlines: Bolstering Collective Power to End the Incarceration of Women Worldwide
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021. 9:30 A.M. EST Join the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, the Women and Harm Reduction International...
Addressing the Global Crisis of Mass Incarceration of Women: Options for Drug Policy Reform During COVID-19
THURSDAY, MAY 20. 2021.
This side event will discuss the various issues associated with the mass incarceration of women for drug offenses, and propose a series of recommendations for reform, from a gender and feminist perspective.
CND64: The Impact of Global Drug Policy on Women
TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021.
This Vienna launch will be an opportunity for several authors of the book to share their experiences and research, and discuss options for addressing and redressing the harms faced by women in global drug policies.
Overcoming Stigma and Violence Against Incarcerated and Drug-Using Women
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2021.
This side event discusses the most pressing issues faced by women who use drugs and incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women, with accounts of lived experiences from the United States and Mexico.
IACHR 179th Period of Sessions: Hearing on the Impact of COVID-19 on Women Deprived of Liberty
FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021.
Seeking to contribute to efforts to find human rights-based solutions to the crisis prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of organizations from the region participated in a public hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 19, 2021 to express concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women deprived of liberty in Latin America.
The Impact of Global Drug Policy on Women: Shifting the Needle
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021.
The panelists will give a brief overview of the broad scope of issues that place women and other groups in situations of vulnerability as a result of this flawed policy approach, and how to engage those most directly impacted as key stakeholders in the push for reform.
COVID-19 and the Global Fight Against Mass Incarceration
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020.
This webinar will look at the drivers of mass incarceration worldwide, sharing analysis on the impact of COVID-19, the negative impacts of imprisonment exposed by the pandemic, and the challenges and opportunities it provides for sustainable reform.